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History in asphalt

the origin of Bronx street and place names, Borough of the Bronx, New York City

by John McNamara

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Published by Published in collaboration with the Bronx County Historical Society [by] Harbor Hill Books in Harrison, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Street names -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History.,
    • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 264-266.

      Statementby John McNamara.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.68.B8 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination522 p., [3] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages522
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4726034M
      ISBN 100916346315
      LC Control Number78013741
      OCLC/WorldCa4136015

      History in Asphalt: The Origin of Bronx Street and Place Names, Borough of the Bronx, New York City. John McNamara. Published in collaboration with the Bronx County Historical Society [by] Harbor Hill Books, - Bronx (New York, N.Y.) - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.5/5(1). About the Book. Asphalt Nation is a powerful examination of how the automobile has ravaged America's cities and landscape over the past years together with a compelling strategy for reversing our automobile dependency. Jane Holtz Kay provides a history of the rapid spread of the automobile and documents the huge subsidies commanded by the highway lobby, to the .

      Does anyone know anything about the NASCAR book "the dirt under the asphalt" and why it's so expensive? I posted an article earlier about Brian France and someone commented about this book and I looked into it and it's nearly impossible to . Called at various times asphalt pavement, blacktop, tarmac, macadam, plant mix, asphalt concrete, or bituminous concrete, asphalt pavements have played an important role in changing the landscape and the history of the U.S. since the late 19th century. ~ National Asphalt Pavement Association.

      History in Asphalt by John McNamara, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In the early ’s Germany began developing and marketing the first green roof systems. Asphalt also became available in the 19 th century. It quickly became a popular product due to the ability to mass produce it at a reasonable cost. Most of the changes in roofing materials have developed in the last years.


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Many years went by until the new executive director of the Bronx County Historical Society persuaded him to compile his extensive collection of notes as a book.

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The History of Asphalt From The story of asphalt begins thousands of years before the founding of the United States. Asphalt occurs naturally in both asphalt lakes and in rock asphalt (a mixture of sand, limestone and asphalt). The ancient Mesopotamians used it to waterproof temple baths and water tanks.

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By calculation, the air voids are deduced to be about 2 percent. The first recorded use of asphalt as a road-building material in Babylon. The ancient Greeks were also familiar with asphalt. The word asphalt comes from the Greek “asphaltos,” meaning “secure.” The Romans used it to seal their baths, reservoirs and aqueducts.

Europeans exploring the New World discovered natural deposits of asphalt. The asphalt used today is mostly refined, but asphalt can be found in its natural state in asphalt lakes and rock asphalt. The first known use of asphalt for anything was by the ancient Sumerians around B.C.

as an adhesive for inlaying precious metals, stones, etc. Ancient people used it as for art, embalming, waterproofing, caulking, and. Asphalt is an amazingly creative substance with a long history of diverse use. It has been used in countless ways for centuries by many different cultures around the world.

Records show that the first use of asphalt was probably by the inhabitants of the Euphrates river valley in southeastern Mesopotamia, which is now Iraq. Asphalt, also known as bitumen (UK: / ˈ b ɪ tj ʊ m ɪ n /, US: / b ɪ ˈ tj uː m ə n, b aɪ-/), is a sticky, black, highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product, and is classed as a the 20th century, the term asphaltum was also used.

The word is derived from the Ancient Greek ἄσφαλτος ásphaltos. Builder's Book, Inc. was established in March of Our knowledgeable staff looks for the best information for the construction professional, as well as.

Asphalt pavement traces its history back to prehistoric times. Its earliest confirmed usage as a road material is dated at BC, when the Babylonians used it to pave the route leading from King Naboppolassar's opulent palace to city's northern wall. It was also used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for various construction and engineering applications, and was revived in.

And so with that in mind, we thought it would be fun to explore a brief timeline of the history of asphalt: B.C.: The First Recorded Asphalt Road. B.C. marks the first recorded evidence of asphalt being used in road construction. However, it is important to note that before that time asphalt had been a widely accepted building material.

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Karnes: Books. Barrett’s Hand Book on Roofing and Waterproofing for Architects, Engineers, and Builders, Barrett Manufacturing Co., The development of built-up roofing—comprising alternating layers of asphalt-impregnated fabric and bituminous coatings—changed the shape of buildings, quite literally, in the temperate regions of the steep-slope roof was no longer.

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A useful book for pavement engineers and researchers. Book provides both groups of readers (engineers, researchers) information about the structural behavior of asphalt pavement from a different point of view. It could be a valuable guide for creating long-lasting asphalt pavement.

In fact, asphalt is mentioned several times in the Book of Genesis (Baird ). In more modern times, asphalt paving uses first began with foot paths in the s and then progressed to actual asphalt roadways in the s.

The first asphalt roadways in the U.S. appeared in the early s (Abraham ). Roman Roads.This special publication focuses on the history, development, trends, and evolution of hot mix asphalt design and pavement construction. Chapters discuss bituminous materials in mix design, the future of asphalt pavements, modified asphalt binders, and quality control and assurance.

The book will benefit consulting engineers, contractors.It is the purpose of this chapter to present a brief history of asphalt paving technology and the materials used in modern asphalt-based technologies. Select Chapter 10 - Asphalt Paving Book chapter Full text access.